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Broken Barrier (1952)

| Drama, Romance
Tom, a journalist from the city, meets Rawi while writing a piece rural life. However, she is Maori and her family disapproves of the relationship.

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Kay Ngarimu ...
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Tom
Myra Hapi ...
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F.W. French ...
Mr. Sullivan
Bill Merito ...
Johnny
Lily Te Nahu ...
Maata
George Ormond ...
Alec
Guy Smith ...
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Dorothy Tansley ...
Mrs. Sullivan
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Tom, a journalist from the city, meets Rawi while writing a piece rural life. However, she is Maori and her family disapproves of the relationship.

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Drama | Romance

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This was the first locally-produced dramatic feature film made in New Zealand since Rewi's Last Stand (1940) and the only one made in the 1950s. The next was Runaway (1964), also directed by John O'Shea. See more »

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Featured in Cinema of Unease: A Personal Journey by Sam Neill (1995) See more »

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